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Viking's LifeCraft solution passes demanding Heavy Weather Sea Trial NOVEMBER 19, 2018 — Ejsberg, Denmark, headquartered Viking Life-Saving Equipment A/S reports that its innovative LifeCraft system has passed a demanding full-scale Heavy Weather Sea Trial (HWST), paving the way for cruise ship operators worldwide to benefit from all the advantages that this new hybrid solution – intended to replace…
JANUARY 15, 2019 — Piracy and armed robbery incidents against ships in Asia have fallen to their lowest levels since 2007, according to the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships…
JANUARY 7, 2019 — Israel based maritime security specialist Naval Dome has developed an innovative approach that enables shoreside as well as shipboard staff to manage the cyber security status of all protected systems onboard…
JANUARY 7, 2019 — The 23 crew members aboard the Hapag-Lloyd vessel Yantian Express have been evacuated as firefighting efforts continue. As we reported earlier, a fire broke out in one container on the vessel's…
DECEMBER 6, 2018 — The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) says that a major accident on the Panama Canal could be imminent, releasing the results of an independent report that it commissioned into fatigue among…
DECEMBER 3, 2018 — Investigators probing the November 8 incident that led to the sinking of the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad following a collision with the tanker Sola TS have identified safety-critical issues related…
NOVEMBER 19, 2018 — Ejsberg, Denmark, headquartered Viking Life-Saving Equipment A/S reports that its innovative LifeCraft system has passed a demanding full-scale Heavy Weather Sea Trial (HWST), paving the way for cruise ship operators worldwide…
NOVEMBER 19, 2018 — The Coast Guard and good Samaritan vessels assisted in the rescue of 15 people from a lift boat near Grand Isle, LA, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received…
NOVEMBER 8, 2018 — The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Missouri reports that a federal grand jury has indicted Kenneth Scott McKee, 51, of Verona, Mo., the captain of the duck boat…
NOVEMBER 5, 2018 — Stena Bulk reports that on November 3 its 49,750 dwt U.K. flagged tanker Stena Imperial reported a suspected pirate approach while northbound through the Red Sea west of Yemen on her…
NOVEMBER 1, 2018 — Shipbuilder Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) said in a stock exchange announcement today that its Australian business has detected and responded to a breach of the company's data management systems by an unknown…
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